Non-profit organizations in the National Capital Region (NCR) that are planning to submit applications to receive federal homeland security grant funds under the Fiscal Year 2007 Urban Areas Security Initiative Nonprofit Security Grant Program (UASI NSGP) to support target hardening activities have until May 31, 2007, to submit applications. The funds to support these target hardening activities are available to 501 (c) (3) non profit organizations in the NCR that are determined to be at high risk of international terrorist attack. The maximum grant award is $100,00 per nonprofit organization. Organizations receiving funds must match 25 percent of federal grant funds with cash or through equivalent related training.
As part of their submission, applicants must submit an electronic copy of the Investment Justification (IJ), in addition to the four hard copies and one original required. The IJ should be submitted via email to Steve.Kral@dc.gov. All applications, including investment justifications, both hard copies and electronic versions, must be submitted on or before 5 pm EST on May 31, 2007. The Request for Applications can be downloaded from the DC Office of Homeland Security website.
The NCR is defined as the District of Columbia; Montgomery and Prince George’s counties in Maryland; the counties of Arlington, Fairfax, Prince William and Loudoun and the City of Alexandria in Virginia; and all other units of government within the geographic areas of such District, counties and city.
Persons seeking more information should contact Steve Kral, director of the DC Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency’s Homeland Security Grants and Program Management Division at (202) 727-6161.